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Allen J.p. Youker


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Allen J.p. Youker Obituary
Allen J.P. Youker 1922 - 2018
ST. JOHNSVILLE, TOWN OF OPPENHEIM, NY - Mr. Allen J.P. Youker, 95, of 287 Gray Youker Road, died on Monday, September 10, 2018, at the Alpine Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, in Little Falls, where he was recovering from hip surgery. Mr. Youker would have been 96 on Saturday.
He was born in Oppenheim on September 15th, 1922, the son of John and Birdella (Allen) Youker and attended country schools.
A veteran of WWII, he served honorably in the United States Army, from July 1944 until he was discharged in April of 1947, with the rank of PFC. He was with Company C 29th Infantry Regiment, serving as a rifleman. He was wounded in action on January 27, 1945 in Luxemburg. He served in the following campaigns, Rhineland, Ardennes and in Central Europe, earning his Purple Heart in Luxemburg.
Mr. Youker was last employed by the Daniel Green Company in the maintenance department, retiring from there in 1984. He was also very handy in carpentry and as a electrician and general handyman.
He is survived by his sons, Allen J. Youker and Carl and his wife, Linda Youker, both of Oppenheim; his daughters, Linda, Sharon and Winnie; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Sharon Youker, on July 20, 2015; and his brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 1:00 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home, 3 Faville Avenue, Dolgeville. Burial, with Military Honors, will be held in the Stratford Cemetery. Calling hours are on Friday September 14th, from 11:00 until 1PM.
A message of sympathy or a remembrance of Mr. Youker may be sent to the family at www.robertsfuneralcare.com.
Published in Times Telegram from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2018
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